Manzanita Elementary School

8430 N 39th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85051
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Manzanita Elementary School serves 713 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Manzanita Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Manzanita Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Manzanita Elementary School's student population of 713 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students713 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

Manzanita Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Manzanita Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1202 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
62%
45%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
23%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.560.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Manzanita Elementary School is Life Skills Center Of Arizona (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ethos Academy- A Challenge Foundation Academy (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glendale Ethos Academy- A Challenge Foundation Academy Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 296 students
    0.6 miles
    8840 North 43rd Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85302
    (623) 249-3211
    0.6 K-8 296
  • Phoenix Life Skills Center Of Arizona Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 178 students
    0.6 miles
    8123 North 35th Avenue 2
    Phoenix, AZ 85051
    (602) 242-6400
    0.6 9-12 178
  • Glendale Ombudsman - Charter Metro Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 267 students
    0.6 miles
    7910 N. 43rd Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85301
    (602) 840-2997
    0.6 9-12 267
  • Phoenix Roadrunner Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 786 students
    0.6 miles
    7702 N. 39th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85051
    (602) 347-3100
    0.6 PK-6 786
  • Phoenix Imagine Cortez Park Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 585 students
    0.7 miles
    3535 W. Dunlap
    Phoenix, AZ 85051
    (602) 589-9840
    0.7 K-5 585

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